Wheat-germ

wheat germ

noun
the embryo or nucleus of the wheat kernel, used in or on foods as a concentrated source of vitamins.

Origin:
1900–05

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wheat germ
 
n
the vitamin-rich embryo of the wheat kernel, which is largely removed before milling and is used in cereals, as a food supplement, etc

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